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Compuware Launches Biz App APM Tool

Developers, who often get blamed for performance problems that have nothing to do with their applications, can use this new tool to show what's really happening on the system.

Cross-Platform Mobile Dev Platform Icenium Goes Commercial, Gets Cloud Backend

Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik last week released the first commercial version of Icenium.

Salesforce Launches Enterprise Mobile Development Service Platform

Salesforce.com this week launched Salesforce Platform Mobile Services, aimed at letting developers and ISVs use their existing skills and preferred programming environments to port their apps to mobile form factors using the company's cloud service as a conduit.

Apache Struts 1 Reaches End of Life

Apache Struts 1.x is no longer officially supported, according to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).

CA Offers APM as a Service

CA Technologies is launching a new Application Performance Management (APM) solution via its Software as a Service (SaaS) platform.

Microsoft Offering Developers $100 per App Creation

According to a Microsoft blog, the company is offering $100 per app built for the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store.

Tool Suites for Spring, Groovy/Grails Updated

SpringSource has released updates of the Spring Tool Suite and the Groovy/Grails Tool Suite.

App Management Added to Amazon Web Services

Amazon yesterday launched a new app management service aimed at developers wanting to automate the deployment, scaling and modeling of application creation.

BlackBerry 10 Launches with 70,000 Apps

BlackBerry has had a tremendous app start for its just-released smartphone, the Z10, with 70,000 apps available at launch in the BlackBerry World store.

Sun Vets Release Java SDK for Native Mobile Apps

Codename One today announced the first release of its flagship software development kit (SDK) for Java developers building mobile applications.

Appcelerator Updates Mobile Dev Platform, Partners with Tester SOASTA

Mobile development platform provider Appcelerator today announced an agreement with SOASTA to integrate that company's TouchTest functional test automation tool with the latest version of its Titanium dev platform.

App Dev Survey Outlines Exec Priorities: Speed, Business Needs, Agile

While the top priority in 2013 remains faster delivery of applications, a new survey shows that a formerly insignificant need has shot up in importance -- developers need apps to better align to business needs.

Vendors Team Up To Provide DevOps Platform

Agile ALM provider CollabNet is partnering with IT automation vendor UC4 to provide what the two companies are billing as the world's first DevOps platform.

Red Hat Unveils Enterprise Version of OpenShift PaaS

Red Hat today launched a new version of its OpenShift cloud computing Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) packaged for enterprise consumption.

New Kendo UI Framework for Java Developers

Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik has released a new version of its framework for building applications and Web sites with HTML5 and JavaScript that supports Java.

How Does Tablet Usage Differ from Smartphone Usage?

How do consumers use smart phones differently than tablets?

Spring Framework 3.2 RC 1 Released

VMware's SpringSource division this week published the first release candidate (RC1) of the Spring Framework 3.2.

Google Upgrades Android Developer Console

Google has revamped its Google Play Developer Console, featuring changes to publishing flow, user feedback, language support and more granular statistics.

Facebook Going Native on Android

Facebook recently decided to go native for iOS devices after the company said it found that HTML 5 doesn't work well for apps with the scale of Facebook.

Facebook Goes iOS Native

Facebook updated its app for iOS devices after customer complaints of slow operating speeds.

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